There’s a nice article on the Apartment Therapy website, touching on seventies interior style and design trends.Read more
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Written by Dominic Lutyens and Kirsty Hislop, and Published by Thames and Hudson, “70s Style & Design” is a 224 page book with over 400 illustrations. The authors have gone beyond the usual discussion of flares and platform shoes to address the design aesthetic of the decade as a whole.Read more
The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia that officially opened in 1973 after 14 years of construction. The performance venues are among the busiest performing arts centres in the world — hosting over 1,500 performances each year attended by some 1.2 million people.Read more
January 15, 1975: Space Mountain officially opens at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom.
The Space Mountain concept was a descendant of the first Disney “mountain” attraction, the Matterhorn Bobsleds at Disneyland, which opened in 1959. The Matterhorn’s success had convinced Walt Disney that thrilling rides did have a place in his park.Read more
Originally conceived in 1968 as a radio and television communication platform, Toronto’s CN Tower was constructed between 1973 and 1976. For 34 years, it stood as the world’s tallest free-standing structure and largest tower. In 1995, it was declared one of the modern Seven Wonders of the World by the American Society of Civil Engineers.Read more